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"A robber walked into the Bird Boutique, 430 Seventh Ave., on Sunday Oct. 21 at 6:15 p.m. and stole 50 pairs of designer jeans. The establishment suffered a loss of $5,000. The police were notified, and a police investigation is under way." [Brooklyn Eagle]